University of California, San Diego
June 15-17, 2011

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Wednesday, June 15
9:00 am Welcome
9:15-10:30 am
Editing Leibniz’s Manuscripts (Leibniz-Forschungsstelle)
10:30 am-12:00 pm
Textual Sources of Leibniz’s Late Philosophy (Donald Rutherford/Justin Smith)
12:00-1:30 pm Lunch
Session 1 Chair: Mark Kulstad (Rice)
1:30-3:00 pm
Paul Lodge (Oxford), “A Guided Tour of the Leibniz-De Volder Correspondence”
3:00-4:30 pm
Stephan Meier-Oeser (Leibniz-Forschungsstelle, Münster), “The Leibniz Code: Semantic Transpositions in Leibniz’s Language of Metaphysics”
4:30-6:00 pm
Daniel Garber (Princeton), “Monadological Metaphysics and the Composition of the ‘Monadology’”

Thursday, June 16
Session 2 Chair: Julie Walsh (UCSD)
9:00-10:30 am
Stefan Jenschke (Leibniz-Forschungsstelle, Münster), “Perception and Substantial Unity in Leibniz’s Late Metaphysics”
10:30 am-12:00 pm
Jeffrey McDonough (Harvard), “Leibniz’s Irenic Account of Substance”
12:00-1:30 pm Lunch
Session 3 Chair: Justin Smith (Concordia)
1:30-3:00 pm
Richard Arthur (McMaster), “Presupposition, Aggregation, and Leibniz’s Argument for a Plurality of Substances”
3:00-4:30 pm
Arnaud Pelletier (Humboldt Foundation/Leibniz-Archiv, Hannover), “Between the ‘Two Systems’: Leibniz’s Late Reflections on Modifications and Accidents”
4:30-6:00 pm
Thomas Leinkauf (Leibniz-Forschungsstelle, Münster), “The Vinculum Substantiale and the Impact of Metaphysics in Leibniz’s Concept of Reality”

Friday, June 17
Session 4 Chair: Shane Duarte (Stanford)
9:00-10:30 am
Laurence Carlin (Wisconsin, Oshkosh), “Leibniz’s Final Teleological System”
10:30 am -12:00 pm
Martha Bolton (Rutgers), “Leibniz on Perception, Appetition and Trans-temporal Identity in the Later Years”
12:00-1:30 pm Lunch
Session 5 Chair: Stephen Puryear (North Carolina State)
1:30-3:00 pm
John Whipple (Illinois, Chicago), “Leibniz’s Exoteric Philosophy”
3:00-4:30 pm
Brandon Look (Kentucky), “The Principles of Leibniz’s Final Philosophy”
4:30-6:00 pm
Donald Rutherford (UCSD), “Method and System in Leibniz’s Late Philosophy”


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